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M.S. in Environmental Science and Policy

Impactful, creative responses to complex environment-development challenges

Offered through Clark’s International Development, Community and Environment Department (IDCE), our pioneering, STEM*-designated Master’s in Environmental Science and Policy is an innovative degree program that bridges the environment, technology, society and development. Strengthening these connections meets a pressing need to train professionals who can creatively integrate different kinds of knowledge among different social groups in diverse settings.

*Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

Why Study Environmental Science and Policy at Clark?

  • Learning within the context of our renowned International Development, Community and Environment Department.
  • Enjoying Clark’s academic freedom and creativity: a small research university with small classes, close interaction with faculty and an excellent reputation in the environmental field.
  • Valuable experience working alongside faculty in partnership with affected communities, policy makers and businesses.
  • A curriculum tailored to your interests, with a strong scientific-technical base, exemplifying the integration of diverse data types: quantitative, spatial, qualitative and narrative.
  • Recognition as No. 27 in Top 50 Schools for Environmental Sustainability by Net Impact in 2014.
  • STEM approved. Students who graduate with a STEM degree may be eligible to remain in the United States for up to 36 months on Optional Practical Training (OPT).